Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 19, 2018October 19, 2018
•Portland, Oregon-based Eastside Distilling has launched Burnside Buckman RSV Bourbon. Made in celebration of the distillery’s 10th anniversary, the new whiskey is aged for 10 years in Quercus Garryana oak casks. Burnside Buckman RSV Bourbon is available in Oregon for a limited time. The Eastside Distilling lineup also includes the core Burnside Bourbon, West End American Whiskey, and Portland Potato Vodka, among other expressions.
•Sonoma County, California-based Bear Republic Brewing Co. has launched Drift Racer Hazy Double IPA. The 8%-abv ale is brewed with Galaxy, Hallertau Blanc, and Huell Melon hops and, according to the brewery, has tropical fruit and grape flavors with a balancing bitterness. The beer is now available across the U.S. on draft, in 22-ounce bottles, and in 6-packs of 12-ounce bottles. Bear Republic is the 42nd-largest craft brewer in the U.S., according to the Brewers Association, and is known for its core Racer 5 IPA.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.